This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 1 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version.
March in Place (warm-up)
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SparkPeople has always promoted the benefits of a 10-minute workout as a great way to start incorporating fitness into your life. Studies have shown that the benefits of 10-minute fitness bursts, including improved blood sugar control, can last for u... Read more
We've all heard the advice, "lift with your legs," and this guidance is especially true for people with weak, injured or arthritic joints.
Your body undergoes a great deal of stress and changes throughout your lifespan. The last th... Read more
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently published research that determined the most effective gluteal exercises. The study compared specific gluteal exercises to a traditional squat to see which exercises targeted the butt muscles most effect... Read more
Looking for some targeted-toning exercises to shape, lift and tone your butt? Look no further!
I designed this equipment-free workout to help you use your own body weight to target and tone your butt from every angle in just a few minutes per da... Read more
Check out the Single Leg Squats With Toe Touch that was featured as todayís Exercise of the Day. www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercises.asp ?exercise=117
The description says to lift your right leg off the ground and touch the ground with yo... Read more
What am I doing wrong or could it just be me?
When I do these with my toes pointed straight ahead it hurts on the outside of my knees. If I do them with my toes pointed out I have no pain. I have never been able to squat down and put my rear n... Read more
One of the goals I set for myself was to be able to squat my own body weight and with a combination of lifting heavy and losing weight, today I did it! 150# on the bar, current weight is 150!! 344... Read more
I am not new to SP but I am new to these 30 day challenges. I started a squat challenge today with 50 squats and it felt great! I wouldn't mind making some friends here, I think it will help me be successful in dieting and staying activ... Read more
This is honestly one of the coolest things I've seen... To ride the Moscow subway for free, do 30 squats.
As part of a Russian campaign to make citizens healthier, riders who buy a ticket at Vystavochnaya station in western Moscow have the optio... Read more
When I scoop out my cat's litter box, I practice some squats. After I finish scooping, I use a short-handled whisk broom and dustpan that I found at a dollar store to sweep up all of the litter that my cat has sprayed all over the tile floor. I do... Read more
by Celebrity Fitness Trainer David KirschLadies, start your lunges! While you may have packed away your bikini, itís not over for your hips, thighs and butt. Itís jeans season -- skinny jeans season -- that is, and time to get your lower half looking... Read more
When you work out smarter, you don't necessarily have to exercise longer or harder in order to get results. "Lack of time" is the most common reason why people don't exercise, but is that really a good excuse? Truth is: You don'... Read more
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